Employment

It’s a great time to become part of a dynamic, caring agency that addresses one of our community’s major public health epidemics: child sexual and physical abuse and exploitation. Kristi House is 24 years old and still growing to meet the needs of children in Miami-Dade County. At the Kristi House Child Advocacy Center, you’d be part of a team that is helping to heal and protect our community’s most vulnerable victims.

1 positions are currently open. Please check back periodically.

Send resume and cover letter to jobs@kristihouse.org

 


 

1. Therapist for Unaccompanied Minors 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

This is a Master’s level, full-time, 40 hours per week position designed to provide evidence-based psychotherapy services to unaccompanied immigrant and separated children. The therapist would provide intensive, trauma-based therapy to children with histories of complex trauma and traumatic separation from caregivers and family. Therapeutic services would be offered in the community and office setting. The services are provided under a grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA); the therapist would become part of a larger national collaborative addressing and evaluating the mental health needs of Unaccompanied Minors.

The Master’s level therapist would work full-time under the supervision of Kristi House Clinical Supervisor.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide intake and evaluation to clients referred for therapeutic services
  • Document all client/collateral and face-to-face contacts via therapy progress notes.
  • Serve on call for critical incidents and ongoing consultation.
  • Maintain professional standards regarding client record keeping and confidentiality.
  • Monitor clients’ clinical progress during the course of treatment via clinical assessment tools.
  • Prepare treatment plans/treatment plan reviews/termination summaries and closing documents.
  • Prepare for and attend weekly supervision to discuss client’s progress, therapists’ needs and administrative paperwork at Kristi House.
  • Attend bi-weekly group supervision and monthly psychiatric case review at Kristi House
  • Community-based therapeutic services as needed
  • Perform related work as required

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s Degree from an accredited university in Clinical Social Work, Mental Health Counseling, or Marriage and Family Therapy.
  • A minimum of 1-year Masters level experience working with children and adolescents who have experienced complex trauma.
  • The therapist must be fully bilingual in English/Spanish to provide therapeutic services in Spanish.
  • Valid driver’s license and car insurance in order to provide community based services.

 

 

 


 

Kristi House is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If an accommodation is needed in order to participate in the application process, please contact our Director of Operations, Dawn Thompson, at 305-547-6834 or dthompson@kristihouse.org.

To advise us of your interest in possible employment opportunities at Kristi House, please send a cover letter and resume to: Director of Operations, Kristi House, 1265 NW 12th Avenue, Miami, FL 33136, or email it to jobs@kristihouse.org

In the employment, training, promoting, or provision of service to clients, Kristi House will not discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, age, sex, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, country of national origin, language proficiency, or ability to pay. In addition, clients that are diagnosed with co-occurring disorders will not be excluded from service because of the diagnosis. Kristi House will provide reasonable accommodation to all employees and clients as specified by the mandates of the Americans with Disabilities Act, The Department of Children and Families CFOP 60-10, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. All services including communication assistance and auxiliary aids, are provided free of charge to the client.